Kindred Hospice collects 1,448 pounds of food for area Salvation Army food pantry
Published 4:30 pm Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Staff members from Kindred Hospice of Bainbridge collected approximately 1,448 pounds of food donations recently as part of the company’s 13th annual food drive held at Kindred and affiliated home health and hospice locations across the country.
Kindred Hospice employees at the Bainbridge office and their counterparts coast to coast placed food collection bags at healthcare and other facilities in their respective communities and also collected goods in their offices. The Kindred Hospice collection of 1,448 pounds has been donated to the area Salvation Army Food Pantry.
Thanks to generous giving from individuals and organizations in the Bainbridge area and in other communities nationwide, a combination of food and money equivalent to 300,000 meals is being delivered by Kindred at Home, Kindred Hospice and affiliated branches to food pantries and charitable organizations in dozens of states.
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“We are so thankful and appreciative of our staff, our partnering locations and the many friends, neighbors and associates in our communities who put the less fortunate first by giving time, money and food donations to this effort,” said Keith Trawick Executive Director of Kindred Hospice in Bainbridge. “Too many households in our community struggle putting food on the table, which makes our annual food drive’s efforts to replenish the shelves of local food banks, pantries and other charitable organizations more important than ever.”
Kindred Hospice provides a full range of hospice services to patients in Decatur, Seminole, Grady, Miller, Early, Calhoun, Baker, Clay, Randolph, Mitchell, Thomas and Colquitt counties. The Bainbridge office is an affiliate of Kindred at Home, one of the nation’s leading providers of comprehensive home health and hospice services. While its local office is staffed by area professionals familiar with the health needs of community residents, Kindred at Home’s national scope allows it to bring substantial resources to its local offices that other companies often cannot provide.
Area residents, physicians and referral sources who want to learn more about Kindred Hospice’s services should contact their office at 229-246-6330. The Kindred Hospice office is located at 432 East Shotwell Street in Bainbridge.
Kindred Hospice in Bainbridge provides hospice services to area residents with life-limiting conditions. Its services are designed to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients with terminal illnesses, and to provide support to family members. Hospice can be provided in a variety of settings, including the comfort of home. To learn more about our services you may visit the Kindred Hospice website at www.kindredhealthcare.com/our-services/hospice.